The table below looks at the statistics for Python skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Python over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 11 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Python 20 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 13.25% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.62% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 18 0 0
Average daily rate
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£450 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheltenham region.

Programming Languages Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
97 55 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 64.24% 47.41% 40.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 27 20
Average daily rate £425 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 3
Average hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.40 £41.60 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.40 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-1.09% +4.00%

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Python across the Cheltenham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Python Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

Python
Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Python across the Cheltenham region.

Python Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham region citing Python also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Python.

1 47 (94.00%) Security Cleared
2 46 (92.00%) DV Cleared
3 40 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (80.00%) Perl
4 36 (72.00%) OO
4 36 (72.00%) Bash Shell
5 35 (70.00%) Ruby
6 34 (68.00%) ClearCase
6 34 (68.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 34 (68.00%) Subversion
7 31 (62.00%) Release Management
8 30 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
9 27 (54.00%) UNIX
10 25 (50.00%) C++
11 24 (48.00%) Java
12 23 (46.00%) OOD
13 20 (40.00%) Scrum
13 20 (40.00%) Maven
14 19 (38.00%) Git (software)
15 17 (34.00%) JavaScript
15 17 (34.00%) Ant
15 17 (34.00%) Apache Ivy
16 15 (30.00%) Lua
16 15 (30.00%) PHP
17 13 (26.00%) Linux
18 12 (24.00%) Client/Server
19 11 (22.00%) TCP/IP
20 10 (20.00%) SDH
20 10 (20.00%) STL
20 10 (20.00%) 2G

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham region citing Python also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Python. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (6.00%) OpenStack
2 1 (2.00%) ArcGIS
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (22.00%) TCP/IP
2 10 (20.00%) 3G
2 10 (20.00%) 2G
2 10 (20.00%) 2.5G
2 10 (20.00%) Wireshark
2 10 (20.00%) SDH
3 9 (18.00%) 4G
4 1 (2.00%) Modbus
4 1 (2.00%) Wireless
4 1 (2.00%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (4.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 34 (68.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 34 (68.00%) ClearCase
1 34 (68.00%) Subversion
2 20 (40.00%) Maven
3 19 (38.00%) Git (software)
4 17 (34.00%) Ant
4 17 (34.00%) Apache Ivy
5 5 (10.00%) LoadRunner
5 5 (10.00%) Rational Functional Tester
6 4 (8.00%) Jenkins
7 1 (2.00%) Eclipse
General
1 3 (6.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.00%) Law
2 1 (2.00%) Legal
2 1 (2.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 38 (76.00%) Developer
2 18 (36.00%) Java Developer
3 17 (34.00%) C++ Developer
4 10 (20.00%) Senior Developer
4 10 (20.00%) Senior Java Developer
5 5 (10.00%) Analyst
5 5 (10.00%) Test Analyst
6 3 (6.00%) Project Manager
6 3 (6.00%) Lead Test Analyst
6 3 (6.00%) Python Developer
7 2 (4.00%) Test Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Senior Test Analyst
7 2 (4.00%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (4.00%) Linux Specialist
7 2 (4.00%) Integration Engineer
8 1 (2.00%) JavaScript Developer
8 1 (2.00%) Test Leader
8 1 (2.00%) Systems Integration Engineer
8 1 (2.00%) Software Developer
8 1 (2.00%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (20.00%) STL
2 8 (16.00%) J2EE
3 3 (6.00%) RESTful
4 2 (4.00%) Django
5 1 (2.00%) Spring
5 1 (2.00%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 12 (24.00%) Client/Server
2 10 (20.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.00%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.00%) GIS
3 1 (2.00%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 27 (54.00%) UNIX
2 13 (26.00%) Linux
3 8 (16.00%) Windows
4 3 (6.00%) CentOS
4 3 (6.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (72.00%) OO
3 31 (62.00%) Release Management
4 30 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
5 23 (46.00%) OOD
6 20 (40.00%) Scrum
7 8 (16.00%) User Stories
8 7 (14.00%) Configuration Management
8 7 (14.00%) Software Testing
8 7 (14.00%) Test Scripting
9 5 (10.00%) Test Management
9 5 (10.00%) Automated Testing
9 5 (10.00%) Functional Testing
10 4 (8.00%) Test Automation
10 4 (8.00%) Unit Testing
11 3 (6.00%) Integration Testing
11 3 (6.00%) Project Planning
11 3 (6.00%) User Acceptance Testing
11 3 (6.00%) Software Engineering
11 3 (6.00%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 40 (80.00%) Perl
2 36 (72.00%) Bash Shell
3 35 (70.00%) Ruby
4 25 (50.00%) C++
5 24 (48.00%) Java
6 17 (34.00%) JavaScript
7 15 (30.00%) PHP
7 15 (30.00%) Lua
8 6 (12.00%) PL/SQL
8 6 (12.00%) SQL
9 2 (4.00%) Shell Script
10 1 (2.00%) C
10 1 (2.00%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 47 (94.00%) Security Cleared
2 46 (92.00%) DV Cleared
3 9 (18.00%) Sun Certification
4 8 (16.00%) OCPJP
5 3 (6.00%) ISTQB
5 3 (6.00%) ISEB
6 1 (2.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (2.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 3 (6.00%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3 (6.00%) Puppet
1 3 (6.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (18.00%) Sun
2 1 (2.00%) Microsoft
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